Sweger Family History

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Sweger Name Meaning

occupational name for an official in charge of weights and measures, from weger ‘weigher’ from Middle Dutch sweger, a term denoting a relative by marriage. Compare German Schwager. from the Germanic personal name Swidger (see Schweickert).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Seger, Swager, Seeger, Saeger, Swoger, Sieger, Steger, Seyer, Steuer

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Sweger Family Origin

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Sweger Family Occupations

What did your Sweger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sweger occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 22% of Sweger's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sweger. A less common occupation for the Sweger family was Laberer.

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  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laberer

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sweger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sweger Historical Records

What Sweger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sweger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sweger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sweger

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sweger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sweger. For the veterans among your Sweger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sweger Life Expectancy

What is the average Sweger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sweger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Sweger in 1945 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sweger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sweger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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